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CVE-2008-3842 Detail

Description

Request Validation (aka the ValidateRequest filters) in ASP.NET in Microsoft .NET Framework without the MS07-040 update does not properly detect dangerous client input, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks, as demonstrated by a query string containing a "</" (less-than slash) sequence.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/27/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4193 Third Party Advisory
http://www.procheckup.com/PDFs/bypassing-dot-NET-ValidateRequest.pdf Broken Link
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/495667/100/0/threaded
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44741

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
AND
OR
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:gold:server_x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:sp1:server:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:sp1:server_itanium:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:sp2:server:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:sp2:server_itanium:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:sp2:server_x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows-nt:xp:gold:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows-nt:xp:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
OR
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:.net_framework:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 2
AND
OR
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:gold:server_x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:sp1:server:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:sp1:server_itanium:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:sp2:server:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:sp2:server_itanium:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:sp2:server_x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows-nt:2008:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows-nt:2008:*:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows-nt:2008:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows-nt:xp:gold:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows-nt:xp:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
OR
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:.net_framework:1.1:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 3
AND
OR
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:gold:server_x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:sp1:server:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:sp1:server_itanium:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:sp2:server:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:sp2:server_itanium:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows-nt:2003:sp2:server_x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows-nt:2008:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows-nt:xp:gold:media_center_2005:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows-nt:xp:gold:tablet_pc_2005:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows-nt:xp:gold:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows-nt:xp:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
OR
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:.net_framework:1.0:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3842
NVD Published Date:
08/27/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018